Let's face it - Managing your Tasks / Todo's in Podio can be a little painful at times. Although Podio is a fantastic Work Management Platform, simple things like To-Do's can't be managed as easily as we've become used to from other To-Do managers.
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There has been a lot of talk on the Podio forums about the lack of proper backup solution.
Although I published an easy Podio Backup script a while ago, it did not back up comments or attachments.
Here is an updated version of the script that does backu . . .
Using GlobiMail's BCC Drop Box allows you to get your email conversations into Podio without any forwarding or fancy technical tricks.
Basically, there are only 2 things you need to do:
When you send an email message to a customer, cc or bcc your App's . . .
A very undocumented feature of Podio is the ability to use Rich Text in many fields. The system that Podio implemented is called MarkDown.
We used this for formatting of comments that PodioMail makes on your Podio Items to record email messages and threa . . .
I keep telling people how awesome Podio is as a work collaboration platform. We use it for almost everything, and love it. One thing that annoys me a little about day-to-day usage of Podio, is the number of clicks to get to a specific app, and sometimes h . . .
Podio Webforms are a great easy way to get website form completions directly into Podio without any coding. However one important missing feature seems to be the ability to track your Podio Webform completions as Goal Conversions in Google Analytics.
I d . . .
Podio offers a few ways to integrate your calendar with outside systems, and one of them is the standard iCal format.
I use this extensively in Thunderbird with the Lightning plugin to show my Podio appointments and boardroom availability in my calendar. . . .
After publishing our initial Podio Backup solution, I've had a few requests for a simpler solution for non-technical people. The backup solution is a PHP script that recurses all your Podio workspaces and apps, and exports them as Excel Files.
Here is a . . .